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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Nov 19, 2010 10:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead: What to do in Washington, DC?

I think you're talking about the Old Ebbitt Grill. You can stop there if you're in the neighborhood, but it's not anything to really rave about.

EDIT of above -- Actually, I think you're talking about the bar attached to the Hay-Adams Hotel. It's worth a stop -- "Off the Record," I think it's called.

9:30 Club is very much worth the price of admission if there is an band you like there when you're in town. One of the best clubs I've ever been to, sound-wise, and not a bad sight line in the house. And many top acts play there.

There are also lots of nice restaurants, bars, etc.. in the U Street/14th Street corridor near the 9:30. A good pub around there is the Saloon (across from the U Street metro and right next to the famous Ben's Chili Bowl, which is also worth your time).

Good food and drinks also at Cafe Saint-Ex on 14th. Marvin is another GREAT restaurant in that area, featuring a Belgian menu (better than it sounds). You could also try Busboys and Poets, which is always bustling and has pretty decent fare. There are several locations around the city.

This post was modified by snow_and_rain on 2010-11-19 18:31:57

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Nov 19, 2010 10:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead: What to do in Washington, DC?

Oh, and if you find yourself in Adams-Morgan, I can direct you to a few good places. Cashion's is a wonderful, classy restaurant with an interesting menu. Nice if you want to spalsh out a bit. Reef is also a good place to eat and has a great tap list. The Black Squirrel probably has an even better beer selection, but the food is iffy. L'Enfant Cafe is a great place for Tuesday happy hour (Belgian beers are half price). Bardia's New Orleans Cafe is an old favorite, and has a nice cozy feel.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Nov 19, 2010 11:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead: What to do in Washington, DC?

Yea - Hay's Adam. That's what I was thinking of.

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Nov 19, 2010 11:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead: What to do in Washington, DC?

There are also some pretty decent new-ish restaurants in the Columbia Heights area. Pets's A-Pizza is very good and simple. Radius Pizza in Mt. Pleasant is also really good, but off the beaten path. Meridian Pint is a pretty standard bar scene, but with the helpful addition of table taps! Could also be a little hard to find though.